Nicaragua is becoming a popular adventure and cultural tourist destination.
Spain’s Madrid-based flag carrier Iberia confirms it will launch a new route from London to Managua, Nicaragua, via Madrid this coming October, with three return flights per week.
The new route operated by the IAG-owned airline will be the only direct link between Europe and Nicaragua, Aviation Tribune writes.
Nicaragua is becoming an increasingly popular adventure and cultural tourist destination, including beaches for sun and surfing, climbing in the country’s hills and volcanoes and visiting colonial cities like Granada, which was founded in 1524.
Iberia will use its newest aircraft for the route, the Airbus A330-200, seating 269 in economy and 19 people in business class.
All business-class passengers have direct access to the aisle and seats that unfold into flat beds that are two metres long, the airline points out. They also get 15.4” entertainment touch screens and gourmet meals served with “a selection of the best Spanish wines”.
Central America covered
The new route to Nicaragua completes the airline’s coverage of major destinations in Central America, where it flies from Madrid to Panama City, San Jose in Costa Rica, San Salvador and Guatemala City, with a total of 38 weekly return flights.